William 'Bill' J. McCormick

30 Aug 2019 | 01:13

William “Bill” J. McCormick of Warwick passed away on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, at Morristown Memorial Hospital. He was 59 years old.

He was born in Pompton Plains, N.J., the son of William J. and Julianne C. (Bergen) McCormick.

Bill grew up in West Milford, N.J., where he played varsity football. He was a 35+ year member of the Warwick community, where he was a proud father and passionate supporter of his children’s artistic and athletic pursuits.

Bill was a software developer for Micro Graphic Corporation in Saddle Brook, N.J., and previously at IBM in Sterling Forest.

He graduated from Montclair State University and Stevens Institute of Technology with undergraduate and graduate degrees in psychology.

In his leisure time, he was an avid golfer, cook, technology enthusiast and lifelong learner. He was always pursuing new approaches to developing software and held a patent for innovative workflow management systems.

Bill is survived by his loving wife of 33 years, Nancy (Farmer); son Bill and his wife Brittany of Mendham, N.J.; daughter Kate and her partner Joe Catanzaro of Westtown; daughter Kelly of Morristown, N.J.; brother Michael and his wife Clare of Morris Plains, N.J.; sister Mary Manista and her husband Richard of Franklin Lakes, NJ; many beloved nieces, nephews, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, and close friends.

He was predeceased by his brother, John P. McCormick, of Milford, Pa.

Visitation was held Aug. 30 at Lazear-Smith & Vander Plaat Memorial Home, 17 Oakland Ave., Warwick.

A Funeral Mass was celebrated Aug. 31 at St. Stephen RC Church, 75 Sanfordville Road, Warwick.

Arrangements were made by Lazear-Smith & Vander Plaat Memorial Home.

To send an online condolence, visit www.lsvpmemorialhome.com.